Su-27 Belarus Air Force

Su-27 Belarus Air Force After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Belarusian Air Force inherited 23-28 Su-27s from the former 61st Fighter Aviation Regiment of the Soviet Union. They had 22 in service as of December 2010. Two or three Su-27 were sold to Angola in 1998. Belarus had 17 Su-27P and 4 Su-27UBM1 aircraft […]

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Su-30

Su-30 In the second half of the 80th. Command air defense forces of the country expressed the wish to adopt a special modification of the two-seater Su-27UB, which could be used not only as a fighter-interceptor long-range, but also as a kind of command center for the air battle management group single Su-27. Su-30 (Su-27PU) […]

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Sukhoi P-42(П-42)

P-42 RECORD AIRCRAFT “The idea of entering a competition for world records for aircraft of this category was conceived during 1986,” said Sukhoi OKB General Designer Mikhail Simonov. “We realized that the aircraft was capable of doing many things. We were so confident that, for record setting, we decided not to build a dedicated aircraft, […]

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Su-30MKA

Su-30MKA Algerian Su-30MKA are generally based on Indian Su-30MKI (not Malaysian Su-30MKM!), but don’t have Israelian avionics, replaced by Russian and French (Thales, Damocles, Navflir). They have a thrust vectoring engines Saturn AL-31FP. After the large military deal concluded with Russia during March 2006, Algeria ordered 28 Su-30MKA(contract also included 16 Yak-130A and 34 MiG-29 SMT). In 2008 […]

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Falcons Of Russia – Соколы России

Falcons Of Russia – Соколы России =авиационная группа высшего пилотажа Военно-воздушных сил России= The “Russian Falcons” are the Russian Air Force aerobatic display team flying with specially-painted MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30. The team was established in 2006 at the Lipetsk Air Base. The “Russian Falcons” is the team’s unofficial name since it does yet have official […]

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Su-27 “Flanker”

Su-27 “Flanker” The Su-27 is a big long-range air superiority fighter, comparable to the U.S. F-15 but superior in many respects. It is a twin-engined aircraft with a blended wing and fuselage, and twin tail fins. At airshows the Su-27 demonstrated an exceptional controllability at high angles of attack.  The Su-27 (NATO designation Flanker) is […]

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Su-30M2

Su-30M2 The Su-30M2 is a two-seater derivative of the Su-30 fighter. It is outfitted with high-precision weapons and can engage both ground and surface targets. Su-30M2 is designed to gain air superiority by destruction of manned and unmanned aircraft with medium- and short-range air-to-air guided missiles, engaging surface and ground targets with all kinds of weapons, primarily precision ones, while […]

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